What are the important events that happened on November 27? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.
November 27: Facts & Myths About This Day
November 27 is the 331st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 34 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.
Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 14, 2021 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?
When this day started, 27,299,520 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.
Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectatriacontahenagon’ day.
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Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 66 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.
The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 3,263 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.
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November 27 Historical Events
Rufinus, praetorian prefect of the East, is murdered by Gothic mercenaries under Gainas.
Pope Urban II declares the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont.
The foundation stone to the Jerusalem’s Church in Berlin is laid.
American Civil War: Battle of Mine Run – Union forces under General George Meade position against troops led by Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
In New York City, the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
Bank robber Baby Face Nelson dies in a shoot-out with the FBI.
Avianca Flight 203, a Boeing 727, explodes in mid-air over Colombia, killing all 107 people on board and three people on the ground. The Medellín Cartel claimed responsibility for the attack.
Pope John Paul II returns the relics of Saint John Chrysostom to the Eastern Orthodox Church.
The first partial human face transplant is completed in Amiens, France.
The Canadian House of Commons endorses Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s motion to declare Quebec a nation within a unified Canada.
Who were born on November 27?
Julius Benedict, German-born composer (d. 1885)
Masaharu Homma, Japanese general (d. 1946)
John Maddox, British science writer and editor (d. 2009)
Gail Sheehy, American writer
Patricia McPherson, American actress
Charlie Burchill, Scottish guitarist and keyboardist (Simple Minds)
Evan Karagias, American professional wrestler
Jaleel White, American actor
Shy Love, American pornographic actress
Tim Yeung, American drummer (Vital Remains)
Who died on November 27?
Jacopo Sansovino, Italian sculptor and architect (b. 1486)
Andrew Meikle, British mechanical engineer (b. 1719)
Alexius Meinong, Austrian philosopher (b. 1853)
Douglas Colin Cameron, Canadian politician (b. 1854)
Lya De Putti, Hungarian actress (b. 1899)
Baby Face Nelson, American gangster (b. 1908)
Ivo Lola Ribar, Croatian communist and partisan (b. 1916)
George Moscone, Mayor of San Francisco (assassinated) (b. 1929)
Basilis C. Xanthopoulos, Greek theoretical physicist (assassinated) (b. 1951)
Bill Willis, American football player (b. 1921)
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